Back to the Beginning

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As part of my MA, I was asked to review my earliest work and reflect: What do you see in it? Thought I’d post my answers here. I have to really start at the beginning here. I was a painter (and I wrote poetry). In fact, I wanted to go to Art College, but as a first generation ‘boomer’, I …

Landscape

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I have just started my MA Photography (Falmouth University, online).  In this first week, I was was quite taken with the ‘required reading’ chapter on Territorial Photography by Joel Snyder, in the book Landscape and Power by WJT Mitchell (University of Chicago Press, 1994). Landscape is not really the centre of my photography, though I am always attracted to the genre, which …